OBOL Receives 48 Awards


  • City Of West Hollywood

    November 2022 Recognized for their commitment and contributions to Veterans


  • Exodus Recovery for Pets of the Homeless

    June 2021


  • Annenberg 20 for 2020 Top Non-Profit

    December 2020


  • NBCLA News "4 Our Heroes" given to Brad Smulson

    October 7, 2019

  • San Bernardino City Animal Control Certificate of Appreciation

    October 24, 2019

  • Vice is Nice Recognition Award

    July 2019

  • Certificate of Appreciation, Entertainment Doggie Gala

    June 2019

  • Recognition Award, Westside Tennis League

    May 2019

  • Recognition of Achievement for Homeless Animals, Granada Hills Womens Club

    April 2019


  • Certificate of Appreciation, Mayor Ballin

    September 2018

  • Vice is Nice Award

    July 2018

  • Certificate of Appreciation, BLM Entertainment, Doggie Gala

    June 2018

  • Wild for Animals, Outstanding Contributions to Animals, Honoree

    May 2018


  • Certificate of Appreciation San Bernardino City Animal Control

    July 2017

  • Certificate of Appreciation East Valley Shelter, LA Animal Services

    April 2017

  • Certificate of Appreciation, Veterans Administration

    February 2017


  • NKLA Coalition (No Kill Los Angeles)

    December 2016

  • Rescue Spot, Saving One Pet At A Time Award

    November 2016

  • 2016 Certificate of Appreciation from HOPE

    May 2016


  • Certificate of Appreciation from Councilmember Bob Blumenfield/West San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles

    February 2015


  • Saving K-9 Lives Plus Recognition Award


  • Non Profit Community Award, West Hills/Canoga Park Chamber of Commerce

    May 2014

  • Riverside County Shelter, Appreciation Certificate

    March 2014


  • Certificates of Recognition

    U.S. Congressman Brad Sherman (Special Congressional Recognition

    California State Senator Sharon Runner

    California State Legislature Assemblyman Mike Gatto, Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore

    California State Legislature Assemblyman Cameron M. Smyth

    County of Los Angeles Supervisor Michael Antonovich (Commendation)

  • Certificate of Appreciation East Valley Shelter, LA Animal Services

  • Rescues on the Runway Guardian Angel Award, Mardi Rivetti

  • Granada Hills Chamber of Commerce Person of the Year Nomination


  • County of Los Angeles Commendation, Mayor of LA County Michael Antonovich

  • California State Assembly Certificate of Recognition, Guardian Angeles Award

  • IAMS Dog Food, Co-recognized as a top animal welfare organization


  • City of Los Angeles, Councilman Tony Cardenas

  • Angel Award from St. Martin’s Animal Foundation


  • City of Los Angeles, Councilman Tony Cardenas


  • City of Los Angeles, Councilman Tony Cardenas

  • Los Angeles Animal Services, Certificate of Recognition, Board Members


Councilmember Bob Blumenfield helps to support OBOL by hosting collection drives for the shelters and rallies the community together during local disasters.

Councilmember Paul Koretz

Councilmember Paul Koretz has supported OBOL since its inception.

Special Awards

  • ASPCA Honorary Grant

    February 2015

  • Valley Cultural Center Concerts on the Green – Spotlighted Non Profit

    August 2013

  • Natural Balance -- 20,000 pounds of dog and cat food

    June 2013

  • LUSH Cosmetics (crueltry free)

    January 2013

  • Toyota Motor Corporation, Minivan Awardee

    May 2012

  • PETCO Foundation, 10,000+ lbs. of Hill's Science Diet dog and cat food

    January 2012

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